Our Leadership

  • Barron Hinsperger, President

    Barron attended Our Lady of the Lakes High School in Waterford, MI and went on to graduate from Northwood University. From there, it was right into the title insurance business with Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation. Barron started Sterling Title Agency in Sterling Heights, MI in 2001 with partner Chris Lamere. The goal was to run his business with a family atmosphere where clients would be treated as part of the family in addition to getting the best customer service in the industry. Barron has been in the title industry for almost 20 years. Happily married for 19 years, Barron is the proud father of two boys and one daughter and enjoys golf, boating, exercise and vacationing with family.

  • Chris Lamere, Vice President

    Chris started in the title insurance business in 1984 and has worked in many areas of the title industry. After 17 years with Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, Chris branched out on her own with partner Barron Hinsperger to start Sterling Title Agency. With over 30 years of experience in the title industry, Chris’ knowledge has proven invaluable to Sterling Title Agency, its employees and its clients.

  • Missy Maly, Office Manager

    Missy graduated from Mt Clemens High School and attend Central Michigan University “Fire up Chips” she has been working in the title insurance industry for 24 years and has done it all. Missy has been with the Sterling Title family since 2002 and continues to give great service to our clients. Missy is our office manager and when not at work she loves spending time with her dog Diesel and hanging out with her nieces and nephews and enjoying her family.

  • Sherry L. Hinsperger, Manager of Ortonville and Holly Offices

    Sherry has 40 plus years in the title insurance business. Spending most of those years with Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation. During that time she worked in many different areas of the industry, but found her niche in sales. She retired from Lawyers Title after 35 years and after a short time off, she joined Sterling Title. She brings a wealth of knowledge and skills with her. Sherry is married and loves spending time with her family which includes her son and beautiful wife and their three wonderful children (her grandchildren) and she loves playing golf, taking vacations, concerts and having fun with friends.

  • Christine Rybski, Chief Title Officer and Customer Service Manager

    Christine has been with Sterling Title Agency since 2006. She is a graduate of Bishop Gallagher High School and has worked in the Title Industry for over 20 years. In 2004, she became licensed with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth Office for Financial & Insurance Services as a Resident Producer. Christine stays current with the ever-changing Title Insurance Industry standards and guidelines while continuing to provide superior customer service to our clients.

  • Ernest “Rick” Miller, Account Executive and Closing Specialist

    Rick started his career in the real estate industry in 1992 selling real estate in Southeast Michigan. In 1995 he jumped to the title insurance side of the business and finally joined Sterling Title Agency in 2008 as an Account Executive and Closer. He received his Resident Producers License from the State of Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services in 2015. Rick lives in Brown City, Michigan with this wife Cindy and enjoys spending his free time with his 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

  • Travis Fuchs, Account Executive / Sales Manager

    Travis has over 27 years of experience in the mortgage and real estate industries, the last 8 of which have been in the title industry. He is currently an approved NMLS/Safe Act Loan Officer continuing education instructor, a notary in the state of Michigan and licensed as a Michigan Resident Title Producer. Outside of work, Travis serves as the President of the Hadley Youth baseball League and is currently a Board Member of the lake Metamora Association. He and his wife, Leslie, have 6 kids and reside in Metamora, Michigan.

  • Gina Bratta, Senior Processor

    Gina is a graduate of Chippewa Valley High School and has over 21 years of experience in the industry. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family and enjoys watching her two sons play ice hockey, reading and shopping.

  • Kristine Showler, Customer Service Specialist

    Kristine started working with a title company early in her career and then transitioned into the banking industry. 25 years later, she’s bringing her financial acumen back to the title insurance business. In July 2015, Kristine joined the Sterling Title family and is excited to meet new people and form new business relationships. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing and gardening.

  • John Bollan, Jr., Disbursement Department

    John joined the Sterling Title family in 2010 where he began in the document archive area. From there, he became a real estate closer and now assists in the disbursement department. John has 40 years of experience in the residential construction industry where he worked in and later ran his family’s homebuilding business.

  • Melissa Foglia, Senior Processor and Closing Specialist

    Melissa attended Chippewa Valley High School and Baker College where she studied Business. She has been married for 13 years and has 4 boys ranging in age from 18 to 3 years old. A self-proclaimed soccer mom, Melissa enjoys watching her 12 year old and 7 year old play their hearts out on the soccer field. Melissa has been in title industry for 21 years.

  • Rosanna Rizzo, Customer Service Specialist

    Rosanna has been in the real estate business for over 15 years and is excited to have just recently joined the Sterling Title team. Rosanna is the proud mother of two daughters who take up all of her free time.

  • Liza Georges

    Graduated from Stevenson High School, than went to Carnegie Institute for Medical assisting. I worked in the medical field for 5 years than transferred into the title business over 15 years ago. Started as a processor, than learned a little bit of each department from doing closings, disbursing, reconciliation, post-closing, to order entry, typing, and examining. Then I decided to take a leave from the title industry for 8 years to help family with their businesses. Just recently I became a Licensed title producer and proud to say I am now part of Sterling Title Agency. Love spending time with my family, watching hockey, Monster Trucks and helping anyone I can, to put a smile on their face.

  • Cathy Rose

    Cathy has been working in the title industry for over 30 years moving through order entry/customer service, escrow processing for residential and commercial transactions, title abstract and examination, new construction, closing and disbursement. Cathy received her Resident Producers License from the State of Michigan in 2001. Cathy believes that teamwork and great customer service are essential in providing for the needs of our customers and their clients. Cathy is married with a blended family of 6 sons and 1 daughter and 4 grandchildren. In her spare time, Cathy loves swimming, gardening and spending time with her family.